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Ryan Braun referred only in passing to his positive drug test and possible 50-game suspension as he accepted the National League MVP award at a black-tie dinner Saturday night. After congratulating other award winners and thanking teammates, family, and the Milwaukee organization, the Brewers left fielder, speaking before a crowd of around 800 in a hotel ballroom, thanked the Major League Baseball Players Association for supporting him through his entire career, “especially for supporting me through everything I’ve went through over the last couple of months.” Braun said,
“You know, sometimes in life, we all deal with challenges we never expected to endure. We have an opportunity to look at those challenges and view them either as obstacles or as opportunities, and I’ve chosen to view every challenge I’ve ever faced as an opportunity and this will be no different. I have always believed that a person’s character is revealed through the way they deal with those moment...
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MILWAUKEE With an arbitration panel still reviewing Ryan Braun's appeal of a positive banned substance test, the Milwaukee Brewers announced Wednesday that their star left fielder will not take part in the team's annual winter event scheduled for Sunday in Milwaukee.In a statement released by the team, Brewers chairman and principal owner Mark Attanasio cited the sensitive...
Where are we in the Ryan Braun saga? The initial report—a report based off of leaked information of a confidential process—came almost exactly a month ago and was followed by a flurry of activity: spirited denials from the Braun camp, analysis of the testing process, sources from the Brewers' camp claiming "highly unusual" circumstances, analysis of the appeal...
NL MVP Ryan Braun has reported to spring training, one day after his suspension for a positive drug test was overturned.
Braun arrived at the Milwaukee Brewers' facility at about 9:40 a.m. Friday, walking through the complex's front doors to avoid reporters and camera crews waiting in back at the clubhouse entrance. Braun kissed his girlfriend before joining his teammates...
The Milwaukee Brewers and Ryan Braun avoided what at best would have been an awkward situation by announcing Wednesday that the National League most valuable player was withdrawing from the team's annual fan festival Sunday.
MILWAUKEE (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers says NL MVP Ryan Braun will not attend the team's fan festival this weekend because it's too "sensitive" a period for the slugger who awaits a decision of his appeal of a 50-game suspension under baseball's drug policy.
The Milwaukee Brewers say NL MVP Ryan Braun will not attend the team's fan festival this weekend because it's too 'sensitive' a period for the slugger who awaits a decision of his appeal of a 50-game suspension under baseball's drug policy.
The Brewers on Wednesday removed star left fielder Ryan Braun's name from the list of participants for the club's weekend fanfest.